Head to the Drake Hotel Underground (1150 Queen St. W) this Sunday night for another high-energy spoken word competition featuring some of the best poets in the city!
We're honoured to be featuring one of Toronto's most decorated spoken word artists, a poetic force you need to see for yourself...
ANDREA THOMPSON is coming to our Sunday slam on Aug. 12! She has performed her poetry across North America and overseas. She is one of the pioneers of Slam poetry in Canada, and in 2005, her CD One was nominated for a Canadian Urban Music Award. Andrea’s writing has been included in magazines, literary journals and anthologies for over two decades, and featured in her collection, Eating the Seed. She is the co-editor of Other Tongues: Mixed Race Women Speak Out (Innana Publications.) Andrea is currently teaching Spoken Word through OCAD’s continuing studies, and is in the process of completing a novel for her MFA at the University of Guelph.
The night also features the always-memorable spoken word competition + open mic
$5 all night
7pm doors. 730pm signup 8pm slam
Open mic, max 5 spots
Find us @TOpoetryslam